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Adreno 225 is crashin in eglCreateImageKHR
Join Date: 13 Jun 13
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Posted: Thu, 2013-06-13 00:39

Hi all,

We're trying to use EGLImages on an Adreno 225 GPU (Qualcomm 8960 SoC) and the stack crashes right in the middle of eglCreateImageKHR with a SIGSEGV.

Here is the code we're using. This code runs fine on Adreno 320, Mali, PowerVR and Tegra GPUs.

EGLDisplay display = eglGetDisplay(EGL_DEFAULT_DISPLAY);
int minor, major;
eglInitialize(display, &major, &minor);

GLint configAttribs[] = {
    EGL_RED_SIZE, 8,

int n;
EGLConfig config;
eglChooseConfig(display, configAttribs, &config, 1, &n);

EGLContext context;
GLint eglContextAttribs[] = { EGL_CONTEXT_CLIENT_VERSION, 1, EGL_NONE };
context = eglCreateContext(display, config, EGL_NO_CONTEXT, eglContextAttribs);

GLint pbufferAttribs[] = { EGL_WIDTH, 540, EGL_HEIGHT, 888, EGL_NONE };
EGLSurface pbuffer;
pbuffer = eglCreatePbufferSurface(display, config, pbufferAttribs);

eglMakeCurrent(display, pbuffer, pbuffer, context);

GLuint tex;
glGenTextures(1, &tex);
glBindTexture(GL_TEXTURE_2D, tex);
glTexImage2D(GL_TEXTURE_2D, 0, GL_RGBA, 540, 888, 0, GL_RGBA, GL_UNSIGNED_BYTE, NULL);

EGLImageKHR imageKHR;
                           EGL_GL_TEXTURE_LEVEL_KHR, 0,
                           EGL_NONE };

imageKHR = eglCreateImageKHR(display, context, EGL_GL_TEXTURE_2D_KHR, (EGLClientBuffer)tex, khrAttribList);


And we get the following stack trace:

 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
 Build fingerprint: 'userdebug/test-keys'
 pid: 6566, tid: 6566, name:  >>> <<<
 signal 11 (SIGSEGV), code 1 (SEGV_MAPERR), fault addr 00000000
     r0 50fa96d8  r1 00000001  r2 50e1d2d0  r3 00000000
     r4 00000000  r5 50e1d2d0  r6 000030b1  r7 4bedf328
     r8 00003038  r9 00000000  sl 00000000  fp 00003121
     ip 4d2f7a91  sp be91a410  lr 4d2f7a9f  pc 00000000  cpsr 20000010
     d0  0000000000000001  d1  0000000400000000
     d2  0000000000000001  d3  000003780000021c
     d4  0000040000000001  d5  0000022000000400
     d6  001dc000001dc000  d7  0000000000000000
     d8  0000000000000000  d9  0000000000000000
     d10 0000000000000000  d11 0000000000000000
     d12 0000000000000000  d13 0000000000000000
     d14 0000000000000000  d15 0000000000000000
     d16 00000000000006a0  d17 0000000000000001
     d18 0000000000000000  d19 0000000000000000
     d20 0000000d4bf09f08  d21 51173d334bf0a024
     d22 0000000600000000  d23 00000000000003c0
     d24 3f656ac020000000  d25 8000000000000000
     d26 3fe5555555555555  d27 0000000000000000
     d28 0000000000000005  d29 0000000000000000
     d30 0000000000000000  d31 0000000000000000
     scr 80000010
     #00  pc 00000000  <unknown>
     #01  pc 00023a9d  /system/lib/egl/ (oglSetBlobFunc+36)
     #02  pc 00011db0  /system/lib/egl/ (qeglDrvAPI_eglCreateImageKHR+2008)
     #03  pc 00005c1c  /system/lib/egl/ (eglCreateImageKHR+28)
     #04  pc 0000c785  /system/lib/ (eglCreateImageKHR+72)
     #05  pc 00001d55  /data/data/ (Java_com_android_gljni_GLJNILib_changeBackground+380)
     #06  pc 0001f470  /system/lib/ (dvmPlatformInvoke+112)
     #07  pc 0004ec4f  /system/lib/ (dvmCallJNIMethod(unsigned int const*, JValue*, Method const*, Thread*)+394)
     #08  pc 00050d6b  /system/lib/ (dvmResolveNativeMethod(unsigned int const*, JValue*, Method const*, Thread*)+174)
     #09  pc 00028920  /system/lib/
     #10  pc 0002d488  /system/lib/ (dvmInterpret(Thread*, Method const*, JValue*)+180)
     #11  pc 00061983  /system/lib/ (dvmInvokeMethod(Object*, Method const*, ArrayObject*, ArrayObject*, ClassObject*, bool)+374)
     #12  pc 00068f11  /system/lib/
     #13  pc 00028920  /system/lib/
     #14  pc 0002d488  /system/lib/ (dvmInterpret(Thread*, Method const*, JValue*)+180)
     #15  pc 000616bd  /system/lib/ (dvmCallMethodV(Thread*, Method const*, Object*, bool, JValue*, std::__va_list)+272)
     #16  pc 0004b167  /system/lib/
     #17  pc 000489dd  /system/lib/
     #18  pc 000494bf  /system/lib/ (android::AndroidRuntime::start(char const*, char const*)+390)
     #19  pc 00000dcf  /system/bin/app_process
          be91a3d0  00000002  
          be91a3d4  000030b1  
          be91a3d8  400fcf30  
          be91a3dc  4bf74034  /system/lib/egl/
          be91a3e0  51656068  
          be91a3e4  00000004  
          be91a3e8  00000000  
          be91a3ec  4bf74034  /system/lib/egl/
          be91a3f0  50e1d2d0  
          be91a3f4  000030b1  
          be91a3f8  00000001  
          be91a3fc  50e1d2d0  
          be91a400  000030b1  
          be91a404  4bf5d568  /system/lib/egl/
          be91a408  df0027ad  
          be91a40c  00000000  
     #00  be91a410  be91a620  [stack]
          ........  ........
     #01  be91a410  be91a620  [stack]
          be91a414  4bf65db4  /system/lib/egl/ (qeglDrvAPI_eglCreateImageKHR+2012)
     #02  be91a418  00000000  
          be91a41c  0000000d  
          be91a420  be91a448  [stack]
          be91a424  be91a448  [stack]
          be91a428  00000010  
          be91a42c  be91a440  [stack]
          be91a430  00000000  
          be91a434  be91a448  [stack]
          be91a438  51181cad  /system/lib/egl/ (leia_sethwstate_scissor)
          be91a43c  000030b1  
          be91a440  4bf74034  /system/lib/egl/
          be91a444  516560a0  
          be91a448  00000002  
          be91a44c  00000001  
          be91a450  00000000  
          be91a454  00000001

Are we missing something in image or texture creation ? Is there the known issue ?


Thanks for your help,

Best regards.


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mhfeldma Moderator
Join Date: 29 Nov 12
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Posted: Fri, 2013-06-14 09:17

Hi Damien..

At first look, the code for calling eglCreatImageKHR seems correct...

1) Try using NULL instead of the khrAttribList (you're using default values, so this should be ok)

2) Try using eglGetCurrentContext(), instead of context

3) Can you confirm glGetError returns GL_NO_ERROR before the call to eglCreateImageKHR?





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Posted: Mon, 2013-06-17 05:51

Hello mhfeldma,

I tryied your 3 suggestions and the behavior is stricly the same. I got the same stack trace the three times ;)

Do you have any other suggestion ?



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Posted: Mon, 2013-06-17 10:23

We're curious which Android versions you are running on (for all devices where this is working and not).  This information should be printed out in the logcat (search for Adreno or eglInitialize). Also let us know what is listed in about phone.

We appreciate the legwork - it's essential to helping to figure out exactly which version/branch the feature is not working on.





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Posted: Mon, 2013-06-17 23:59

The phone only phone where we have the problem is a Motorola Razr M, here are some device information:

System version: 98.14.63.XT907.Verizon.en.US
Build number: smq_vzw-userdebug 35 test-keys
Android version: 4.1.2
Kernel version: 30.31-eng-g06eb01c

Dump of /proc/cpuinfo:
Processor       : ARMv7 Processor rev 0 (v7l)
processor       : 0
BogoMIPS        : 13.53
Features        : swp half thumb fastmult vfp edsp neon vfpv3 tls vfpv4
CPU implementer : 0x51
CPU architecture: 7
CPU variant     : 0x1
CPU part        : 0x04d
CPU revision    : 0
Hardware        : msm8960dt
Revision        : 81a0
Serial          : 000000020050c596

The Android version is JellyBean, and we're not facing the issue on the other phones. We tried:

  • Nexus 4 (JellyBean + Adreno 320)
  • Nexus 7 (JellyBean + Tegra3)
  • Galaxy S3 (JellyBean + Mali 400)
  • Galaxy Nexus (JellyBean + PowerVR)

And none of them are failing creating the image.

Here are some traces from graphic stack initialization:

gralloc : using (fd=14)
gralloc : id           = msmfb40_90701
gralloc : xres         = 540 px
gralloc : yres         = 960 px
gralloc : xres_virtual = 540 px
gralloc : yres_virtual = 1922 px
gralloc : bpp          = 32
gralloc : r            = 24:8
gralloc : g            = 16:8
gralloc : b            =  8:8
gralloc : width        = 54 mm (254.000000 dpi)
gralloc : height       = 95 mm (256.673676 dpi)
gralloc : refresh rate = 60.00 Hz


SurfaceFlinger: EGL informations:
SurfaceFlinger: # of configs : 36
SurfaceFlinger: vendor    : Android
SurfaceFlinger: version   : 1.4 Android META-EGL
SurfaceFlinger: extensions: EGL_KHR_image EGL_KHR_image_base EGL_KHR_gl_texture_2D_image EGL_KHR_gl_texture_cubemap_image EGL_KHR_gl_renderbuffer_image EGL_KHR_fence_sync EGL_ANDROID_image_native_buffer
SurfaceFlinger: Client API: OpenGL_ES
SurfaceFlinger: EGLSurface: 8-8-8-8, config=0x4
SurfaceFlinger: OpenGL informations:
SurfaceFlinger: vendor    : Qualcomm
SurfaceFlinger: renderer  : Adreno (TM) 225
SurfaceFlinger: version   : OpenGL ES-CM 1.1 V@2.0 AU@ (CL@2726865)
SurfaceFlinger: extensions: GL_EXT_debug_marker GL_AMD_compressed_ATC_texture GL_AMD_performance_monitor GL_APPLE_texture_2D_limited_npot GL_ARB_vertex_buffer_object GL_EXT_texture_filter_anisotropic GL_EXT_texture_format_BGRA8888 GL_EXT_texture_type_2_10_10_10_REV GL_OES_blend_equation_separate GL_OES_blend_func_separate GL_OES_blend_subtract GL_OES_compressed_ETC1_RGB8_texture GL_OES_compressed_paletted_texture GL_OES_depth_texture GL_OES_depth24 GL_OES_draw_texture GL_OES_EGL_image GL_OES_EGL_image_external GL_OES_framebuffer_object GL_OES_matrix_palette GL_OES_packed_depth_stencil GL_OES_point_size_array GL_OES_point_sprite GL_OES_read_format GL_OES_rgb8_rgba8 GL_OES_stencil_wrap GL_OES_texture_cube_map GL_OES_texture_env_crossbar GL_OES_texture_float GL_OES_texture_half_float GL_OES_texture_half_float_linear GL_OES_texture_npot GL_OES_texture_mirrored_repeat GL_QCOM_binning_control GL_QCOM_extended_get GL_QCOM_tiled_rendering GL_AMD_compressed_3DC_texture
SurfaceFlinger: GL_MAX_TEXTURE_SIZE = 4096
SurfaceFlinger: GL_MAX_VIEWPORT_DIMS = 4096 x 4096


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Posted: Mon, 2013-07-29 00:15
Hi all, We're still facing the same issue but on the Verizon Galaxy S3 always with an Adreno 225. Do you have any information? BR, Damien.
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Posted: Tue, 2013-07-30 02:44



on GS3 using Adreno 225 i do have the same issue.

It seems to me that the EGL_GL_TEXTURE_2D_KHR parameter is not working well on such GPU (compare to other Adreno or even other GPU like MALI PowerVR or NVIDIA.

I'm surprise as the extensions list seems to say it should be supported.


May be we are missing an init or texture passed as parameter is bad (for info on my side i tried multiple formats, multiple size, en even try to generate mimap in case we need the texture to be complete) all the tries drive me to same crash inside eglCreateImageKHR.

Dissassembling the libraries, it seems that the function oglSetBlobFunc access an array to get a function pointer, but that array seems not to be initialized.

Any help would be welcomed as without that it is impossible to share textures between two processes or even between two contexts GLES1.x and GLES 2.0. May be Qualcomm advise another way to share texture than usage of eglImageKHR ?

Thanks in advance for your help.


Best Regards,



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Posted: Fri, 2013-08-02 08:46


continuing investigation its seems working with a GLES 2.0 context. Is it known issue that GLES 1.1 is not working ?

But i would need eglCreateImageKHR working with GLES 1.1. Any Workaround is welcomed.



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